Tony Stewart: A Rush To Judgment

As this is being written, we are awaiting an update on the condition of Tony Stewart. Since word got out earlier this week of the former champion's accident, there has been endless speculations and judgments rendered concerning this latest bit of bad luck in his life. Here's an idea: while we wait for this to play out, let's not avoid a rush to judgment. Watching the reaction to the news on social media makes one long for the day when we had less "information" to work with. You know wh ...

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How Will Tony Stewart’s Final NASCAR Season Go?

No sooner than NASCAR fans get used to the idea that iconic racer Jeff Gordon has taken his final laps, comes an adjustment to the idea that three-time champion Tony Stewart will hang up his helmet after the 2016 campaign. How will Tony Stewart's final NASCAR season go? Interesting question. At least Stewart is of a mind that he has not lost it, and he's not washed up. For starters, Stewart has been through a couple of years no one would wish on their worst enemy. Away from the Sprint Cup ...

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Tony Stewart: Retirement, 21st Century Style

This statement from Tony Stewart really says it all about what's coming down in his life at the end of 2016:  “I’m not retiring from racing — just the Sprint Cup Series… Instead of seeing me in a firesuit on Sundays, you’ll see me in a pair of jeans, and maybe even a pair of khakis.” If you think about it, what Tony Stewart is doing isn't really that unusual. He's not really retiring, he's changing gears: doing what he wants to do, instead of what he has to do. What Stewart is doing remin ...

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Kurt Busch “The Outlaw” Outruns The Posse

  For most, the comeback trail is a long ascent from the bottom. Such is not the way of the NASCAR fans call "The Outlaw." Kurt Busch has been hauling the mail since his 2015 in Phoenix, the fourth reason of the season. Having run only two-thirds of the schedule to date, Busch already has a win and has made a meteoric rise to 18th in points, good enough for at least a wild card berth. NASCAR offered the 2004 champion an exemption due to the late start brought on by legal allegatio ...

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NASCAR Recap: AAA 500

[caption id="attachment_685748" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy: https://twitter.com/JoeGibbsRacing/[/caption] One great streak is over. One terrible streak went away as well. So Sprint Cup fans might be surprised to see who the winners and losers were from Sunday's AAA 500 at Martinsville. (more...) ...

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